Manohar Lal Khattar to present Haryana Budget on February 28

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Published: February 19, 2020 10:47:43 AM

According to the tentative schedule, the Budget session of Haryana Assembly will begin here on February 20, the officials said.

Haryana Budget, Manohar Lal Khattar, Business Advisory Committee, Vidhan Sabha, Captain Abhimanyu, Haryana AssemblyCurrently, the chief minister is holding pre-budget consultations with MLAs, seeking their suggestions on various issues related to agriculture, health, education, etc. (IE photo)

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who also holds the finance portfolio, will present the state’s budget for 2020-21 on February 28, officials said on Tuesday. This is according to a tentative schedule and the final call will be taken by the Business Advisory Committee of the Vidhan Sabha, they said.

It will be the first time that Khattar will present the state budget. Captain Abhimanyu was the finance minister in the previous Khattar-led BJP government. Currently, the chief minister is holding pre-budget consultations with MLAs, seeking their suggestions on various issues related to agriculture, health, education, etc.

According to the tentative schedule, the Budget session of Haryana Assembly will begin here on February 20, the officials said. It will begin with the Governor’s Address. With three holidays after that, discussion on the Governor’s Address will take place on February 24, 25, 26. February 27 will be the day for non-official business. The discussion on the budget will take place on March 2 and the session will conclude on March 3.

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